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Charming and Historic Mountain Retreat in Lake Naomi

Bedrooms 6
Half Baths1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights


About the property

6 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, 1 half bathroom, sleeps 12

Experience pure luxury in the Pocono Mountains at this beautiful and historic 104 year old home. The house was built as a vacation cottage in 1912 and has since been lovingly restored to its original condition of tongue and groove yellow pine. As you step inside, you are taken back to a time when clocks didn't matter and family traditions were the key to happy memories.

Each beautiful bedroom has a wrought iron bed and a comfortable place to sit quietly and soak in the natural surroundings. Leave your linens at home, Fresh Sheets and Towels are always provided at Ingleside. The updated kitchen and bathrooms confidently combine the home's old world charm with 21st century luxury.

In warmer weather, a big covered porch beckons all to sit and read, visit, and take meals outdoors. The bonus room above the garage offers 1000 square feet of hang out space with plenty of comfy seating, a huge TV, ping pong table, and bar.

Within 12 miles are 3 major ski mountains, outlet shopping, hiking, golfing, antiquing, and horse back riding. Less than 90 miles from both NYC and Philadelphia, this is a wonderful home for families to gather and enjoy their time together.

The house is also just 5 miles from the newly constructed Kalahari Resort. This incredible indoor water park and events center offers exceptional family fun, right down the road from Ingleside Cottage. The resort features restaurants, bars, games, shopping, a luxurious spa, and, of course, the amazing indoor water park!

**Please note, there is a minimum age of 30 for any groups of guests to rent this home. Families with children, of course, are more than welcome.

More Details

Thomas Sodano
Member since: 2011
Speaks english
Response time
Within an hour
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
16 March, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

"This was indeed a home away from home. The comfort was absolutely amazing. The ambiance of the two fireplaces is to die for. We will definitely come again. Overall we had a wonderful time. Thank you."

"It was a pleasure staying at your rental home. Thank you for doing everything to accommodate our stay. You have done everything possible to make our weekend perfect. The home had almost everything which was great. We look forward to staying here again. Thank you soooo much."
Feb 2012
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage rental in Pocono Pines, Pennsylvania

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 12
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Lake
  • Mountain
  • Rural
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • soap
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Garage
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Area
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 12 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , bath with shower , claw foot tub
    Bathroom 3 - toilet
  • One bathroom has been updated with a stall shower, and one has original sink and claw foot tub from when the house was built over one hundred years ago!
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 4 - 2 single bed , Plus single cot in closet.
    Bedroom 5 - 2 single bed , Plus single roll out trundle.
    Bedroom 2 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 6 - 1 double bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 large double bed
  • Three bedrooms have Queen size beds. Two rooms have two twins each and there is one trundle. One room has a full sized (double) bed. Bed Sheets and Bath Towels are provided for each guest.
  • Audio Tape Player
  • books - kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Veranda / Loggia
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • ski
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting
This incredible home on 3/4's of an acre is located on a beautiful and quiet residential street near Lake Naomi. There is a large, wide open bonus room above the 6 car garage that is heated in winter. In nicer weather, over a dozen windows open wide to let in the fresh, filtered air that the pine trees create. This large room serves as a second TV area/game room, making it a great place for the kids to have some fun without disturbing the peaceful atmosphere of the home! Or put the kids to bed, and let the parents have a blast!


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(19 traveller reviews)

Charming and Historic Mountain Retreat in Lake Naomi
average rating of 5.0 based on 20 reviews

Perfect Famly weeekend!!!

  • 5 of 5

A group fo 13 of us traveled to Lake Naomi for the weekend of January 13-15. Age ranges 18 mo to 73 years. The house is stunning and the pictures do not do it justice. We never felt crowded and the bedrooms were perfect. It's like the dining room table was made for our family. We really enjoyed the game room over the garage and got great use out of the ping pong table!! It was so nice having all of the towels and sheets provided and it was one less thing to pack. We made all of our meals for the weekend in the house as the kitchen is fully stocked with pots, pans, dishes, etc. We were worried the 2.5 bathrooms wouldn't be enough for all of us, but we just spaced out our showers throughout the day and it was perfect. We took a walk down to Lake Naomi and can't wait to come back in warmer weather to enjoy the beach/lake as well as the outdoot sitting areas of the cottage. We couldn't have asked for more out of this perfect Family weekend :)

  • Review Submitted: Jan 18, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

the best Christmas so far, it was like a dream come true "white Christmas" Our family had a great time thank you soooooo much Thomas

See you next time

P.S lets us know when ever you guys come to Dominican Republic

  • Review Submitted: Jan 16, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Absolutly stunning property!!!!!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I rented the house for the weekend with some friends and family members. Everyone absolutely loved the house. The house looks absolutely stunning inside, it is very cozy and romantic. All bedrooms were roomy and beds were very comfortable. This house has everything you need and more, including fantastic kitchen. The house and the game room are spotless, and attention to detail inside is phenomenal. The owners are fantastic, responded to all our questions in timely manner. Our whole family cannot wait to rent this house again.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 20, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Magical Framily Vacation

  • 5 of 5

This is our second year renting Ingleside and we couldn't have loved it more. Our "Framily" (friends that are really like family) consists of 6 adults, 7 kids from 10-4...and each of us loves calling this magical place our "Pocoloco home". Plenty of space, cozy beds, clean (everything) and the delicious scent of a recent burning fire from the beautiful fireplace welcomes us each year! On rainy days kids hang out in the awesome playroom over the garage watching movies or playing hide and seek in the many nooks and crannies of this neat home. Owners are always responsive and very helpful! Wish I could give it 10 stars. Until next year!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful family reunion. The pictures do not fully show this amazing home. We had 13 family members ranging in age from 1mo. to 66. We never felt too confined as there are plenty of places to hide for a little quiet time. The kids enjoyed the yard and ran off all that energy and the play room gave us space to hang on the one day it rained. Thoroughly recommend this home. Thank you Thomas..

  • Review Submitted: Aug 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful Home for a Family Getaway!!!!

  • 5 of 5

I do not know where to begin with all the amazing things I have to say about this house and the owner. Twelve on my family members went to this home (a.k.a. Ingleside) for a family weekend getaway (two nights / three days). First off, the entire planning process with the owner, Thomas, was as easy as it comes. The contract was forthcoming with no concern of any hidden details. Thomas responded to all my emails immediately to answer any questions my family had and was beyond accommodating to any requests. You could tell how genuinely kind he was through his emails. I felt like he was part of our family.

This house is absolutely beautiful!!! As soon as you walk in the front door you feel as though you are home. The pictures on the website do not do this home any justice. The house is immaculate, warm and cozy and is beautiful decorated. This house has so much history and charm that you cannot help but to fall in love with it. The bedrooms were beautiful and roomy and the beds were very comfortable. The bathrooms were immaculate. You would think for a house that is over 100 years old that it would be freezing, but completely the opposite. The house was always so warm and cozy. Thomas assures that kitchen is fully stocked with all the accommodations of home (i.e. coffee pot, toaster, cups, plates, silverware…). Thomas even provided us with linens and towels and plenty of firewood for the huge fireplace.

The extra room (loft) above the garage is amazing. First off, you have the bridge that connects the loft to the house which makes it so easy to go from one to the other. You do not have to worry about trudging through the yard. It is a great extra space to hang out and play games. The loft is just an extension of this beautiful home.

Thomas is the nicest person on the planet. Some of my family arrived before I did, so unfortunately I did not get to meet him, but they could not stop talking about how nice he was. He even provided us with some shopping suggestions since we all loved how Ingleside was decorated. He was quick to respond to text messages and emails and told us not to worry about anything. He really made renting his home a pleasant experience.

Not one member of my family has any suggestions on how to make this experience any better. Everything was truly perfect. Our family has now started a yearly Ingleside tradition. I really hit the jackpot when I stumbled upon this gem.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 28, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
38 Miles
Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Pocono Manor
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
380 and 80
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
Van Guilder's Jubilee Restaurant and Bar
Nearest Ski
12 Miles
Camel Back, Jack Frost, and Big Boulder
Car: necessary

The historic Ingleside Cottage is located on the south side of Route 940, just a short walk away from Lake Naomi. Temporary memberships to the Lake Naomi Club can be obtained all year round for a very reasonable price. The club amenities include access to the lake, a large outdoor swimming pool, beaches throughout the neighborhood, a beautiful new community center, clubhouse with restaurant and bar on the beach, a nine-hole golf course, and great tennis facilities. Thomas will advise you regarding this temporary membership if you are interested.

The Ingleside Cottage is also just 5 miles from the newly constructed Kalahari Resort!!


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday cottage in Pocono Pines, Pennsylvania

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
1 Mar 2017 - 22 Jun 2017
2 night minimum stay
Memorial Day Weekend
26 May 2017 - 28 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
Flat fee
23 Jun 2017 - 4 Sep 2017
4 night minimum stay
Labor Day Weekend
1 Sep 2017 - 3 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
Flat fee
5 Sep 2017 - 21 Nov 2017
2 night minimum stay
22 Nov 2017 - 26 Nov 2017
3 night minimum stay
27 Nov 2017 - 21 Dec 2017
2 night minimum stay
Christmas / New Years
22 Dec 2017 - 2 Jan 2018
2 night minimum stay
3 Jan 2018 - 5 Mar 2018
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 9.0%

There is a minimum age of 30 for any groups of guests to rent this property. Families with children, of course, are more than welcome.

Bed Sheets and Bath Towels are provided for all of our guests.

There is a 9% Sales Tax added to each Rental Fee (6% PA State Tax, plus 3% Monroe County Tax)

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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